Former Tarp Banks Lag Peers in SBLF Lending

Terris, Harry
January 2012
American Banker;1/25/2012, Vol. 177 Issue 13, p9
Trade Publication
The article discusses information from a U.S. Treasury Department report which supports criticism of the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF). The report concluded banks that repaid their bailouts from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (Tarp) with SBLF funds increased their lending to small businesses at a lower rate than banks that did not receive Tarp funds.


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